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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By jerrymlr1
I'm just not a fan of epoxy. I've seen it erode...

I'm just not a fan of epoxy. I've seen it erode in pools in a relatively short span of time. It's color doesn't hold up in a lot of applications in my experience. I just don't see the benefit for it,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By jerrymlr1
I'm with you 100% Robert. Caulk sux. I would...

I'm with you 100% Robert. Caulk sux. I would grout it. I've not once use caulk in that particular area. I've never used it on wall corners either as far as that goes. And you're right, that is a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By jerrymlr1
Hey LL. Aquamix has a grout colorant that works...

Hey LL. Aquamix has a grout colorant that works real well. Fairly easy to apply. I used it on the inside and outside of a commercial building years ago. Probably around 5000 sq ft. The grout looked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By jerrymlr1
What is it that you don't like about what you...

What is it that you don't like about what you have now?. If it were me I would build out the walls on both sides, and probably top, and raise the shelf to be even with the window bottom. I would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By jerrymlr1
How set are you on the height of the benchtop?...

How set are you on the height of the benchtop? You could add another piece of Durock on top with thinset, using more thinset in back to do the slope. Not by the book but it would work. You could even...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By jerrymlr1
Is the tile on the inside also? The substrate...

Is the tile on the inside also? The substrate needs to be waterproofed to stop water migration thru the shell.
The 254 will work for thinset, but big I'm not a fan of it because of the way it goes...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-03-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 1,638,290
Posted By jerrymlr1
There is a little history to it Jim. My guess is...

There is a little history to it Jim. My guess is that it started after a few drinks in a bar somewhere irrelevant, but greatly significant, as you have now revealed....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,132
Posted By jerrymlr1
No. Get some portland cement and do it properly....

No. Get some portland cement and do it properly. Use the Custom Blend for:

A)Boat anchor
B)Something to weigh down a bag of styrofoam that you're throwing away. It will help to keep the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 12:59 PM
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Views: 4,738,664
Posted By jerrymlr1
Thanks Jeff. The admiration is mutual. If I see a...

Thanks Jeff. The admiration is mutual. If I see a swirly mark on one my tiles it's a 5 minute replacement. I read your thread on replacing the 2x4 sheet.... ugggghhh. I couldn't imagine. I would have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 12:32 AM
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Posted By jerrymlr1
On the way to another all tiled pool.

On the way to another all tiled pool.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By jerrymlr1
Those of us in the know like CX and Bubba know...

Those of us in the know like CX and Bubba know that you can pretty much drill anywhere you want if your substrate is solid. CX raises the point that you can't "float" the installation with thinset....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-26-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By jerrymlr1
Chris has is nailed. How can you not use a bucket...

Chris has is nailed. How can you not use a bucket covered in hard mortar to load up on tools? Looks like a grinder scar at 3 o'clock. Nice touch. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By jerrymlr1
Hello Dwight. I'm assuming the large tile will be...

Hello Dwight. I'm assuming the large tile will be submerged? Mapei Grani Rapid is a fast setting modified mortar that would work well, if you can get it. If not, any modified thinset would work, but...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-13-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By jerrymlr1
19 sq ft @ 3/8"comes to mind. Half that at 3/4"....

19 sq ft @ 3/8"comes to mind. Half that at 3/4". The specs are sometimes on the back of the bag.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By jerrymlr1
I'll bet! Nice work! :) Talavera tiles can be...

I'll bet! Nice work! :)
Talavera tiles can be fun
Forum: The Mud Box 08-27-2020, 09:01 PM
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Posted By jerrymlr1
Howd ya make out Laz?

Howd ya make out Laz?
Forum: The Mud Box 08-26-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5,580
Views: 501,066
Posted By jerrymlr1
Lookin like you'll be on the west side Laz and...

Lookin like you'll be on the west side Laz and well enough away from the center so I wouldn't be too concerned about wind so much. Losing electric and for how long can be a problem. Now as for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,943
Posted By jerrymlr1
Good observation. I've never heard of anyone...

Good observation. I've never heard of anyone using 3701 mortar for a shower mud bed either. That stuff is darn near waterproof in itself. That drawing I'm bettin came from the sales department.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By jerrymlr1
Mapei Grani Rapid. It can be submerged after 3...

Mapei Grani Rapid. It can be submerged after 3 days. Your tiles may not be submerged but it's still what I would use.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By jerrymlr1
I think Jim means, Assuming the base is tile,...

I think Jim means,
Assuming the base is tile, (well, even if wood!) install the floor tile with a gap at the edges, then install the BASE tile to cover that gap.

Point being, floor first then...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21,824
Views: 4,738,664
Posted By jerrymlr1
Looks great Brian. What blade are you using to...

Looks great Brian. What blade are you using to cut the glass with?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By jerrymlr1
Not sure why I was thinking you had bought from...

Not sure why I was thinking you had bought from Floor and Decor Andrea.:scratch: Lingered on from another thread maybe. I honestly doubt you will run into this again. It wouldn't hurt to buy one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By jerrymlr1
Hi Andrea. My first guess would be that something...

Hi Andrea. My first guess would be that something was already on the tile and the Miracle 511 reacted with it and resulted in the yellow stain. That looks like chinese stone and there's no tellin...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By jerrymlr1
What I mean about the workability is, the...

What I mean about the workability is, the problems you were having setting the green marble would be much worse. Most of the areas that you are talkin about fixing are on vertical surfaces. The epoxy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By jerrymlr1
Marcite=pool plaster........ pool...

Marcite=pool plaster........ pool plaster=marcite, generally speaking.
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